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1991 - 1995

147. D. P. Curran, J. Xu, and E. Lazzarini, Unimolecular Chain Transfer (UMCT) Reactions: Concepts, Preliminary Results with Silicon Hydrides, and Future Potential, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 1995, 3049.

146. D. P. Curran and J. Xu, “Giese-type” Radical Addition Reactions to an Acceptor that Functions by a Unimolecular Chain Transfer Reaction of a Silicon Hydride, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 1995, 3061.

145. D. P. Curran, J. Xu, and E. Lazzarini, Controlling Radical Chain Reactions by Unimolecular Chain Transfer (UMCT). Intramolecular Hydrogen Transfer Reactions of Silicon Hydrides, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 6603.

144. D. P. Curran and L. H. Kuo, Acceleration of a Dipolar Claisen Rearrangement by Hydrogen Bonding to a Soluble Diaryl Urea, Tetrahedron Lett. 1995, 36, 6647.

143. H. Qi and D. P. Curran, Synthesis of Acylsilanes, Germanes and Boranes, “Organic Functional Group Preparations,” Vol. 5, Chapter 9, Elsevier, 1995, 409.

142. D. P. Curran and L. Balas, The Role of Electronic and Stereoelectronic Effects on Asymmetric Iodine and Hydrogen Transfer Reactions of Conjugated Radicals, Synlett 1995, 119.

141. C. S. Wilcox, E. Kim, D. Romano, L. H. Kuo, A. L. Burt, and D. P. Curran, Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Substituent Effects in Hydrogen Bond Based Molecular Recognition of A Zwitterion by Substituted Arylureas, Tetrahedron 1995, 51, 621.

140. A. Balog and D. P. Curran, Ring Enlarging Annulations. A One Step Conversion of Cyclic Silyl Acyloins and ω-Alkynyl Acetals to Polycyclic Enediones, J. Org. Chem. 1995, 60, 337.

139. D. P. Curran, A. Balog, and S. V. Geib, Additive and Medium Effects on Lewis Acid Promoted Cationic π-Cyclizations of Alkenyl- and Alkynylcyclopentane-1,3-diones, J. Org. Chem. 1995, 60, 345.

138. D. P. Curran, H. Qi, N. C. DeMello, and C.-H. Lin, Substrate-Controlled Group-Selective Radical Cyclizations. A New Strategy for Stereocontrolled Transformations of Diastereomeric Reactive Intermediates, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 8430.

137. D. P. Curran and S.-B. Ko, Synthesis of Optically Active α-Hydroxy Lactones by Sharpless Asymmetric Dihydroxylations of Ketene Acetals, Enol Ethers, and Enelactones, J. Org. Chem. 1994, 59, 6139.

136. D. P. Curran, N. Yamazaki, and E. Eichenberger, Synthesis of β-Mannopyranosides from α-Epimers by Radical Inversion. 1,6-Hydrogen Transfer Reactions of 2-O-(2-Bromoaryl)dimethylsilyl-α-methyl-D-mannopyranosides, Tetrahedron Lett. 1994, 35, 6623.

135. D. P. Curran, S. J. Geib, and L.-H. Kuo, Group Transfer Addition Reactions of Selenomalononitriles to Chiral Enol Ethers. Asymmetric Radical Addition and Selenium Transfer Reactions, Tetrahedron Lett. 1994, 35, 6235.

134. D. P. Curran and S. Sun, Tandem Radical Cyclizations: A One-Step Synthesis of Stereoisomeric Tricyclo[6.3.0.02.6]undecanes from Acyclic Precursors, Aust. J. Chem. 1995, 48, 261.

133. D. P. Curran and L. H. Kuo, Altering the Stereochemistry of Allylation Reactions of Cyclic α-Sulfinyl Radicals with a Diaryl Urea, J. Org. Chem. 1994, 59, 3259.

132. P. Renaud, N. Moufid, L. H. Kuo, and D. P. Curran, Altering the Stereochemistry of Allylation Reactions of Cyclic α-Sulfinyl Radicals: Effects of Solvents and Lewis Acids, J. Org. Chem. 1994, 59, 3547.

131. D. P. Curran, H. Yu, and H. Liu, Amide-Based Protecting/Radical Translocating (PRT) Groups. Generation of Radicals Adjacent to Carbonyls by 1,5-Hydrogen Transfer Reactions of o-Iodoanilides, Tetrahedron 1994, 50, 7343.

130. D. P. Curran, H. Qi, S. J. Geib, and N. C. DeMello, Atroposelective Thermal Reactions of Axially Twisted Amides and Imides, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 3131.

129. D. P. Curran and H. Liu, Radical Translocation Reactions Across Amides. 1,5-Hydrogen Transfer Reactions of o-Iodobenzamides and N-(o-Iodobenzyl) Amides, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 1994, 1377.

128. D. P. Curran, W. Shen, J. Zhang, S. V. Geib, and C.-H. Lin, Controlling Stereochemistry in Radical Addition and Cyclization Reactions with Oppolzer’s Camphor Sultam, Heterocycles 1994, 37, 1773.

127. D. P. Curran, S. V. Geib, and C.-H. Lin, Group Selective Radical Cyclizations with Oppolzer’s Camphor Sultam, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 1994, 5, 199.

126. D. P. Curran, E. Eichenberger, M. Collis, M. G. Roepel, and G. Thoma, Group Transfer Addition Reactions of Methyl (Phenylseleno)malononitrile to Alkenes, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 4279.

125. D. P. Curran and S. Sun, Cram’s Rule for Radicals: Stereoselective Hydrogen Abstraction Reactions of N–H Substituted Radicals, Tetrahedron Lett. 1993, 34, 6181.

124. E. Hasegawa and D. P. Curran, Additive and Solvent Effects on SmI2 Reductions, J. Org. Chem. 1993, 58, 5008.

123. D. P. Curran and N. DeMello, Origins of Regioselectivity in Radical Reactions of Axially Twisted Acetanilides, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1993, 1314.

122. D. P. Curran, H. Qi, N. A. Porter, Q. Su, and W.-X. Wu, Rate Constants for Additions of Cyclohexyl Radicals to Acrylamides, Imides, and Sulfonimides, Tetrahedron Lett. 1993, 34, 4489.

121. D. P. Curran, A.-A, Martin-Esker, S.-B. Ko and M. Newcomb, Rates Constants for Chalcogen Group Transfer in Bimolecular Substitution Reactions with Primary Alkyl Radicals, J. Org. Chem. 1993, 58, 4691.

120. D. P. Curran, S. Gothe and S.-M. Choi, Hydrogen Bond Directed Nitrile Oxide Cycloadditions of Allylic and Homoallylic 2°-Amides, Heterocycles 1993, 35, 1371.

119. D. P. Curran, The Camptothecins: A Reborn Family of Antitumor Agents, J. Chinese Chem. Soc. 1993, 40, 1.

118. G. Thoma, D. P. Curran, S. V. Geib, B. Giese, W. Damm, and F. Wetterich, 1,2-Asymmetric Induction Reactions of Non-Conjugated Acyclic Radicals. Highly Selective Iodine Transfer Reactions of Alkyl Radicals, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 8585.

117. E. Hasegawa and D. P. Curran, Rate Constants for Reactions of Primary Alkyl Radicals with SmI2 in THF/HMPA, Tetrahedron Lett. 1993, 34, 1717.

116. D. P. Curran W.-T. Jiaang, M. Palovich and Y.-M Tsai, Acylsilanes as Geminal Radical Acceptor/Radical Donor Equivalents in Tandem Cyclization/Addition Reactions, Synlett 1993, 403.

115. D. P. Curran and M. Shu, Atom Transfer Cyclization Reactions of Unsaturated Phenylseleno- and Iodomalononitriles, Bull. Soc. Chim. Fr. 1993, 130, 314.

114. D. P. Curran, J. Sisko, P. Yeske, and H. Liu, Recent Applications of Radical Reactions in Organic Synthesis, Pure Appl. Chem. 1993, 65, 1153.

113. D. P. Curran and W. Shen, Radical Translocation Reactions of Vinyl Radicals. Substituent Effects on 1,5-Hydrogen Transfer, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 6051.

112. D. P. Curran and A. Abraham, 1,2-Asymmetric Induction in Radical Reactions. Deuteration and Allylation Reactions of β-Oxy-o-Iodoanilides, Tetrahedron 1993, 49, 4821.

111. D. P. Curran and P. J. Ramamoorthy, 1,2-Asymmetric Induction in Radical Reactions. Deuteration and Allylation Reactions of β-Oxy-α-Bromo Esters, Tetrahedron 1993, 49, 4841.

110. D. P. Curran and W. Shen, Tandem Transannular Radical Cyclizations. Total Syntheses of (±)-Modhephene and (±)-Epi-Modhephene, Tetrahedron 1993, 49, 775.

109. J. A. Stack, T. A. Heffner, S. J. Geib, and D. P. Curran, New Bis-Lactam Chiral Auxiliaries for Nitrile Oxide Cycloadditions, Tetrahedron 1993, 49, 995.

108. B. H. Kim and D. P. Curran, Asymmetric Thermal Reactions with Oppolzer’s Camphor Sultam, Tetrahedron 1993, 49, 293.

107. D. P. Curran and B. Yoo, New Reagents for Radical Allylations, Tetrahedron Lett. 1992, 33, 6931.

106. J. Sisko, A. Balog, and D. P. Curran, Annulative Ring Expansions. Direct Conversion of ω-Alkynyl Acetals to Polycyclic Unsaturated Ketones, J. Org. Chem. 1992, 57, 4341.

105. D. P. Curran and M. Palovich, Approximate Absolute Rate Constants for 5-Exo and 6-Exo Cyclizations of 1°-Radicals to Acyl(triphenyl)germanes, Synlett 1992, 631.

104. D. P. Curran and H. Liu, New 4 + 1 Radical Annulations. A Formal Total Synthesis of (±)-Camptothecin, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 5863.

103. D. P. Curran and G. Thoma, Additions of Malononitrile Radicals to Alkenes: New Examples of 1,2-Asymmetric Induction in Iodine and Phenylselenium Transfer Reactions, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 4436.

102. J. G. Stack, D. P. Curran, S. V. Geib, J. Rebek, Jr., and P. Ballester, A New Chiral Auxiliary for Asymmetric Thermal Reactions: High Stereocontrol in Radical Addition, Allylation and Annulation Reactions, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 7007.

101. D. P. Curran, T. L. Fevig, C. M. Jasperse, and M. J. Totleben, New Mechanistic Insights into Reductions of Halides with Samarium(II) Iodide, Synlett 1992, 927.

100. D. P. Curran and M. J. Totleben, The Samarium Grignard Reaction. In Situ Formation and Reactions of Primary and Secondary Alkylsamarium(III) Reagents, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 6050.

99. D. P. Curran, C. M. Jasperse, and A. Abraham, Radical Isomerization and Allylation Reactions of 2-Iodo-3,3-dimethylpent-3-enoate Esters, Synlett 1992, 25.

98. D. P. Curran, K. Somayajula, and H. Yu, Intramolecular Hydrogen Transfer Reactions of o-(Bromophenyl)dialkylsilyl Ethers. Preparation of Rapamycin-d1, Tetrahedron Lett. 1992, 33, 2295.

97. D. P. Curran and C. M. Seong, Atom Transfer Addition and Annulation Reactions of Propargyl Iodomalononitriles, Tetrahedron 1992, 48, 2157.

96. D. P. Curran and C. M. Seong, Radical Annulation Reactions of Allyl Iodomalononitriles, Tetrahedron 1992, 48, 2175.

95. D. P. Curran and H. Yu, New Applications of 1,5-Hydrogen Atom Transfer Reactions: Self-Oxidizing Protecting Groups, Synthesis 1992, 123.

94. B. Giese, W. Damm, J. Dickhaut, F. Wetterich, S. Sun, and D. P. Curran, Cram’s Rule for Radical Reactions, Tetrahedron Lett. 1991, 32, 6097.

93. M. J. Totleben, D. P. Curran, and P. Wipf, Conjugate Addition Reactions of Organosamarium Species via in situ Transmetalation to Cu(I) Salts, J. Org. Chem. 1991, 57, 1740.

92. D. P. Curran and G. Thoma, Mechanistic Studies of Atom Transfer Addition Reactions of Iodomalononitriles to Alkenes. 1,2-Asymmetric Induction in an Iodine Atom Transfer Reaction, Tetrahedron Lett. 1991, 32, 6307.

91. D. P. Curran, C. P. Jasperse, and M. J. Totleben, Approximate Absolute Rate Constants for the Reactions of Tributyltin Radicals With Aryl and Vinyl Halides, J. Org. Chem. 1991, 56, 7169.

90. N. A. Porter, B. Giese, and D. P. Curran, Control of Acyclic Stereochemistry in Radical Reactions, Acc. Chem. Res. 1991, 24, 296.

89. J. Zhang and D. P. Curran, Stereoselective Synthesis of 1,2-Diols by the Cycloadditive Strategy. Total Syntheses of (±)-exo-Brevicomin and (±)- and (–)-Pestalotin, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 1991, 2627.

88. D. P. Curran and J. Zhang, Nucleophilic Additions to and Reductions of 5-Formyl- and 5-Acyl-2-Isoxazolines (4,5-Dihydroisoxazoles): A Stereoselective Route to β,γ-Dihydroxy Ketones, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 1991, 2613.

87. J. G. Stack, D. P. Curran, J. Rebek, Jr., and P. Ballester, A New Chiral Auxiliary for Asymmetric Thermal Reactions: High Regio- and β-Stereoselectivity in Asymmetric Radical Addition Reactions to Mixed Fumarimides, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991, 113, 5918.

86. D. P. Curran, Radical Reactions in Organic Synthesis, “Proceedings of the 12th National Organic Symposium,” Minneapolis, MN, 1991.

85. D. P. Curran, A. Abraham, and H. Liu, Radical Translocation Reactions of o-Iodoanilides: the Use of Carbon-Hydrogen Bonds as Precursors of Radicals Adjacent to Carbonyl Groups, J. Org. Chem. 1991, 56, 4335.

84. D. P. Curran and H. Liu, Unsaturated Acyl Germanes Isomerize by a Chain Mechanism Involving Radical Cyclization to an Acyl Germane, J. Org. Chem. 1991, 56, 3463.

83. D. P. Curran and R. Wolin, Sequential Carbon-Carbon Bond Forming Reactions. A Samarium(II) Iodide Mediated Vinylogous Barbier Reaction Followed by an Aldol Reaction, Synlett 1991, 317.

82. C. M. Jasperse, D. P. Curran, and T. L. Fevig, Radical Reactions in Natural Product Synthesis, invited review for Chem. Rev. 1991, 91, 1237.

81. D. P. Curran, T. M. Morgan, C. E. Schwartz, B. B. Snider, and M. Dombroski, Cyclizations of Unsaturated RC•(COX)2 Radicals. Manganese(III) Acetate Oxidative Cyclizations of Unsaturated Acetoacetates and Atom Transfer Cyclizations of Unsaturated Haloacetoacetates Give the Same Cyclic Radicals, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991, 113, 6607.

80. D. P. Curran, D. Kim and C. B. Ziegler, Iodine Atom Transfer Reactions with Alkynes: Part 2, α-Iodocarbonyls, Tetrahedron 1991, 47, 6189.

79. D. P. Curran and D. Kim, Iodine Atom Transfer Reactions with Alkynes: Part 1, Alkyl Iodides, Tetrahedron 1991, 47, 6171.

78. D. P. Curran and C. M. Seong, The Tin Hydride Reduction of Geminal Di-Nitriles to Mono-nitriles, Synlett 1991, 107.

77. D. P. Curran and H. Liu, 4 + 1 Radical Annulations of Isocyanides. A Direct Synthesis of 2,3-Dihydro-1H-cyclopenta[b]quinoles, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991, 113, 2127.

76. D. P. Curran, Radical Reactions in Retrosynthetic Planning, Synlett 1991, 63.

75. D. P. Curran and J. Tamine, Atom Transfer Cyclization Reactions of α-Iodo Esters and Amides, J. Org. Chem. 1991, 56, 2746